building a control -- Well trying anyway
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 16 06:00:14 EST 2013
On 16.11.2013 12:21, Nakia Brewer wrote:
Why not have your ToolBar set up NOT as a stack, but as a background
group (which will then be propagated across all of your cards); then all
you need to do is toggle the VIS of that group?
> I thought I might have ago at building a simple little control that simulates the iOS xCode UIKeyboardToolbar
> (the one that has the 'Done' 'Last' buttons on it etc)
> So, I have mocked up a group of objects in LC to simulate the look of the Native object (roughly close) and now I am trying to get it all to work.
> My current plan is to use this as a 'library' so I have it loaded as a substack of my test app. I want to be able to call it optionally depending on the field that bought the keyboard up.
> Now, so far I have got to the point of being able to copy the group from library stack to the current card of the current stack but have hit a stumble trying to perform any actions on the newly copied group. For example, I am trying to set the rect of the new group post creation and for the life of me cant get it to work.. Can anyone see something stupid below?
> In the stackscript of the library I am currently doing the below.
> on showUIKeyboardToolbar
> ## First calculate the correct size for the UIKeyboardToolbar from the effective screen rect
> -- Note, simply assuming the UIToolbar should be ~ 10% of its width
> put the working screenRect into tRect
> set the itemdel to comma
> put (.10*(item 3 of tRect - item 1 of tRect)) into tHeight
> put (item 4 of tRect - tHeight) into item 2 of tRect
> copy group "UIKeyboardToolbar" of card "iPhone_Standard_Portrait" of stack "LC_iOS_UIKeyboardToolbar" to the current card of the current stack
> put it into tNewGroup
> set the rect of group tNewGroup of the current card of the current stack to tRect -- This action does not complete and the copied group does not resize ???
> show group tNewGroup of the current card of the current stack
> end showUIKeyboardToolbar
> on keyboardDeactivated
> ## Destroy the copied group -- This works fine, when the keyboard closes the group is destroyed
> delete group "UIKeyboardToolbar" of the current card of the current stack
> end keyboardDeactivated
> In the application stack on the landing UI Card I have
> on openCard
> start using stack "LC_iOS_UIKeyboardToolbar"
> iphoneUseDeviceResolution true
> end openCard
> on keyboardActivated
> end keyboardActivated
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